Saturday, November 17, 2007
Currently planned Akira director’s short film, The Silent City.
By Ruairí Robinson - starring Don Wycherley, Cillian Murphy and Garvan McGrath.
After watching this, it looks promising that he could actually do a good job.
Sunday, October 28, 2007
Originally posted on Sunday, October 28, 2007 by MrDisgusting @ http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/10291
One of the greatest post-apocalyptic thrillers ever told was the animated Manga Akira, which saw an announcement wayyyy back in July of 2003 that James Robinson would pen the adaptation with director Steven Norrington. I’m sure this has long passed, but we do have something official that just leaked to us through the grapevine, something that’s going to blow your socks off. We’ve been informed that Warner Bros. Pictures is trying to get Akira off the ground pre-strike and have attached 29-year-old Oscar nominated Irish director Ruairi Robinson! No more details have been revealed other than he directed a mind blowing short film entitled The Silent City, which can be viewed over at BDTV. Watch this spot for more news soon and cross your fingers that this sucker gets rolling ASAP.